Towers and Sanders Ltd 
- UK Manufacturer of the LEWIS Scaffold Towers

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Craig Spider Richards Inspires People to Stay at Home During COVID-19

As some of us who are living through these unprecedented, challenging and tragic times, are discovering, it is often in the darkest hour can come the brightest light. We have seen the 8pm balcony clap that started on the continent to show the huge appreciation for health workers and all those in the front line, to lots of amazing examples of creativity and love around the world. A good example of this is the boxer, Craig Spider Richards, who has been inspiring people to stay at home during COVID-19. Richards has experienced his own challenging times recently as well.

2020 saw a tough start to the year for Richards. The boxer was left very disappointed with the decision in his lprevious fight against Chad Sugden at York Hall on the 19th December 2019. Sugden took the fight at short notice and to his credit he performed well but there was little doubt in the minds of most onlookers that Richards should have been awarded the decision. However, a draw was declared to the amazement of Richards and others in the arena.

Despite the set-back, a date was agreed for the meeting with Shakan Pitters for the vacant British light-heavyweight title. The contest was due to take place on Saturday 28th March in Coventry and Richards was handing home advantage to his opponent. Unfortunately, Richards was forced to withdraw from the fight due to a viral infection that left him unable to train. At the time he didn't realise, but now knows that he had COVID-19 and it affected him for around three and a half weeks.

It was a bitter pill to swallow for the 'Spider' who had been looking forward to the challenge for many months. Sugden was due to take his place but the fight has now been cancelled completely due to the outbreak of COVID19 in the United Kingdom and around the world. This has left Richards with a different challenge along with millions of other people who are now having to stay at home under guidance from the UK government.

However, the good news is that Richards has taken the time to create a video about how you can train and remain fit while in isolation. The boxer published his video on social media and is seen performing a selection of drills from his living room. It is currently a very tough time for everyone who is being forced to stay indoors and resist the urge of going out for a run or to the gym to train. Even those who do not go running or to the gym will be looking for ways to exercise at home and Richards has developed a fun routine.

As a professional boxer, it should come as no surprise that Richards begins with a bit of shadow boxing. Take a few minutes shadow boxing, you could even pretend to be sparring with an opponent if you wish, before taking a one minute break. Following the break, do another few minutes of shadow boxing before moving on to the next exercise.

Next, Richards moves on to another simple exercise to complete at home which is squat thrusts. This is a great workout for the quads, glutes and hamstrings but also uses the triceps, shoulders and chest. From this position, it is possible to move seamlessly into the plank pose and using the arms, to move into the press up position. You can move from the plank pose to the press up position a few times before beginning the press ups.

You may believe press ups a little boring and repetitive but Richard shows you a range of different press ups you can complete including diagonal press ups and wide press ups. Richards also makes good use of the furniture he has in the room by slotting his feet under the sofa to complete some sit ups.

So, as the man himself says, a few reps of that each day should keep you ticking over nicely until the situation passes and we are able to get back out. If it is good enough for an extremely fit professional boxer, it is good enough for everyone and you are sure to see the benefits from this workout.


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Why pay more?

ISO 9001We are passionate about British made, craftsman built, high quality products.

As you deal direct with the manufacturer, there are no middlemen, no shops, no dealers, making our prices exceptionally good value. all at factory direct prices!

Sold to the hire industry, tradesman & end users throughout the UK at realistic prices.

BSI Registration LogoQuestions to ask before you buy?

  • Do you want to comply with The Health & Safety Executive?
  • Do you want a British standard KITEMARKED product
  • Looking for a quality scaffold tower system at the right price?
  • Want to deal direct with no middleman adding their margins?
  • Do you want to get this purchase right?

If you have any questions regarding what size towers you should be purchasing or even what type of scaffolding would be correct for you, please do not hesitate to contact us.

We are here to help with all your access needs no matter how low. As of 2010, we now have our own in-house health and safety officer available to answer all your questions on best practices and procedures when dealing with working at height. He will also be available to answer question not just related to scaffold towers but all types of health and safety.

Industrial LEWIS Scaffold Towers, manufactured by us here in the UK, we use quality components


Lewis Internal Ladder   Internal Ladder
The LEWIS Pro Range uses an actual industrial ladder integrated into the ladder frames. With comfortable D-Rungs with a 40mm Flat Surface on the ladder rungs for more secure footing.
     
Lewis' Scaffold Tower Stabiliser   The LEWIS Pro Stabilisers
Large oversized Aluminium wing nut handle, makes life much easier when erecting and dismantling the tower. Stabiliser can be secured much more to the tower
     
Lewis' Certificate of Conformity   Aluminium
Our towers are made using a grade of aluminum 6082 T6, which is a structural alloy It has the highest strength of the 6000 series alloys. Our aluminium is made here in the UK and passes rigorous testing and delivered to us complete with the results and certification – to BSEN1004
     
Lewis' Scaffold Tower Locking Clip   Locking frame clips
Industry standard, fully wrapped around the frame even when not in use, no need to take of the frame  clip when dismantling tower which eliminates  clip losses, very important when on site as no clips means no WORK
     
Lewis Brace Hook   LEWIS Pro Brace Hooks
Patented colour coded braces, Welded on to tube for maximum strength and increased life span. Sprung trigger which grips on to frames securely for Maximum Rigidity
     
Lewis' Kite Mark   Accreditation
BRITISH STANDARD KITEMARK BSEN1004.
     
Lewis' Warranty Certificate   Warranty
Full repairable warranty, simply tell us whats wrong and we will rectify or replace

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15 years of manufacturing access towers

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Craig 'Spider' Richards

Craig 'Spider' Richards sponsored by Lewis

Craig 'Spider' Richards sponsored by Lewis

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Queen of pop has full trust in the LEWIS Products.

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We offer credit accounts for Schools, Local Authorities & regular buyers! Contact our Sales Team, or Email your official Purchase Order to info@scaffold-tower.co.uk